“Street Corner Secrets: Sex, Work, and Migration in the City of Mumbai challenges widespread notions of sex work in India by examining solicitation in three spaces within the city of Mumbai that are seldom placed within the same analytic frame: brothels, streets, and public day-wage labor markets (nakas), where sexual commerce may be solicited discretely alongside other income-generating activities. Focusing on women who migrated to Mumbai from rural, economically underdeveloped...
Congratulations to Rhacel Parrenas for this glowing review of her latest book, Illicit Flirtations?: Labor, Migration, and Sex Trafficking in Tokyo! To read the review, click here.